SHA-1, or ‘Secure Hash Algorithm 1’ is a cryptographic hash function that has been used by certificate authorities to sign SSL certificates. The CA/B Forum has announced the deprecation of the SHA-1 algorithm in favor of the newer and more secure SHA-2 hashing algorithms.
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Symantec Officially Announces a Price Increase for the Japanese Region
Symantec, the most popular Certificate Authority (CA) in the world, announced that they will change the price structure for the Japanese region. Symantec has informed all of its partners about the mandatory price change. Symantec has a strong reputation in … Read More
SSL installation has become a necessity in this era of e-commerce. There are varieties of easy-to-install SSL certificates available in the market today. However, the installation process always has a tendency to go wrong if it is not performed in an accurate way. Here, we provide you with an easy … Read More
Protecting sensitive data getting transferred on websites has become a crucial element for any e-commerce business. The upsurge in the number of web security breaches and thefts has inevitably lead e-merchants to rely on web security services like Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to protect their customers’ private information.E-merchants have gone … Read More
Making sure your SSL certificate doesn’t expire is vital to keeping your site up and running – an expired SSL certificate can cause unsightly errors for customers and prevent them from using or purchasing from your site.
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SAN and Wildcard certificates offer similar, yet different, benefits
Both the SAN (Subject Alternative Name) SSL certificate and the Wildcard certificate allow the owner to reduce cost and ease administrative complexity by purchasing one single certificate to do multiple jobs. The SAN (also known as “multi-domain name SSL” or UCC … Read More